Business

Epicor forms strategic alliance with DiCentral

Epicor Software Corporation, a leading provider of business software solutions, has formed a strategic alliance with DiCentral company Ltd, an electronic data interchange innovator recently named among the 100 Great SupplyChain Partners of 2009 by SupplyChain.
Business

Direct container link to US east coast

The first direct container service from Vietnam to the US east coast began on Aug. 18 with the maiden voyage of K-Line Shipping’s Verrazano Bridge from HCM City.
Business

Vissan to build 39mln USD food processing factory

Vissan Ltd. Co will develop a food processing complex worth 700 billion VND (39 million USD) in the southern province of Long An, pursuant to an investment licence granted by the provincial People’s Committee on August 13.
Society

Green urban construction booms in Vietnam

Building green urban areas is a new trend on Vietnam’s realty market, said Business Director of the Viet Hung Urban Development and Investment Joint Stock Company (Vihajco) Holger Molendyk.
Business

Vietnam, Algeria boost energy cooperation

Vietnam and Algeria have agreed to boost cooperation in energy through a partnership agreement between the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) and the Algerian state energy group, Sonatrach.
Society

Cheap school PC plan starts

The Ministry of Education and Training, in co-operation with information-technology suppliers, on August 6 announced the start of a national programme to supply one million computers at favourable prices to Vietnamese schools by 2011.
Society

Fingers point after four die on building site

Three deadly accidents in a single week have left four construction workers dead and three others seriously injured at the construction site of the Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower project in Hanoi, raising concerns about labour safety on the project.
Foreign contractors win multi-million USD power deals Business

Foreign contractors win multi-million USD power deals

Companies from the Republic of Korea, Japan and Singapore on July 30 sealed three deals worth hundreds of millions of USD in total with the Vietnam Machinery Erection Corporation (Lilama) to build and supply equipment for a thermal-power project in the central region.
Business

Local players remain dominate in real estate

Local investors will continue to be the main players in the real estate market in the short and medium term, and will seek assets from foreigners looking to leave the market, an international conference heard on July 26.

Managing director of CB Richard Ellis Vietnam Ltd Co, Marc Townsend, told the Vietnam International Real Estate Conference in Ho Chi Minh City that more real estate assets will be offered for the sale in the near future.

Business

Soft drink factory inaugurated in Binh Duong

Kirin Acecook Vietnam soft drinks company Ltd. inaugurated a factory to produce soft drinks on July 16 in My Phuoc II industrial zone (IZ) in Ben Cat district of southern Binh Duong province.